Paul shook his head and muttered to himself. He could feel his temperature rise, even against the close heat of the small room he’d been given, to spend the night. But, there was no mistaking what he was reading, as the simple, clay oil lamp flickered its light across the papyrus. “God!” he thought. “God! Why!” Continue reading A Better Reading of 1 Corinthians 11 and 14
Paul worked from the teachings of Jesus. Everything Paul wrote must be sifted through the Gospels, or it won’t read right. Jesus was very clear—a point we have tragically ignored for most of Christendom’s existence—that we are not to rule over anyone within the kingdom. Continue reading Colossians 3: Household Codes
Crazily enough, these verses mean exactly the opposite of what you and I have been lead to think. Continue reading How Genesis 3:15 Supports 1 Timothy 2:11-15
I learned in my own Greek class that whenever a group was mixed, male and female, only the male gender was used to describe the group. If you were looking at a group of, let’s say, six girls and one boy, you would use male gendered language to describe that group, if you were speaking Koine Greek.
Now, just think about that for a minute, as you review famous Bible phrases and passages Continue reading Let Her Learn!
Excerpts from Cynthia Long Westfall and NT Wright, trying to get a handle on the word translated “Authority” in 1 Timothy 2:12 Continue reading αὐθεντέω
There are four important points to consider before wading into a Bible passage in order to try to understand what it’s saying and what it means, let alone to try and figure out how to live it out. Continue reading “Twisted Scripture”
How do we live in the place of is great joy, in the humility of Christ, to be like Christ in willingness to surrender all, even to death, for love?
This was Paul’s focus in his letter to the believers in Philippi. Continue reading Way of the Cross
This twenty-minute mutlimedia presentation explores one of the more mysterious and enigmatic women in antiquity, the Witch of Endor. Continue reading The Witch of Endor
Who was the original Jezebel? This 20 minute presentation traces her history as a Phoenician princess nearly three thousand years ago who became one of the most powerful queens found in the Bible. Continue reading Jezebel
Theologians have been arguing for centuries over the source of her dream…why? Get to know Claudia Procula in this twenty minute multimedia presentation. Continue reading Wife of Pilate